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is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with the arab league. >> yes, it's emerging that the discussions that the egyptian foreign minister and u.s. secre
. >> former president mohamed morsi - a visit from the u.s. secretary of state. >> i'm kath turner in new york where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give
a day before the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi begins. his visit kicks off a 9-day trip to the middle east, europe and north africa. this will be his first time in egypt since the july coup forcing mohamed morsi out of office. >> mohamed morsi supporters are protesting in cairo and other egyptian cities. >> in syria government forces trude to crush rebel controlled areas around damascus. assad's regime has been trying to secure the area for month. video appears to show the rebels firing from buildings. thick smoke you can see in another clip. al jazeera cannot verify the video. >> more than 100,000 people have been killed since the war began. >> meanwhile in another area of syria a giant statue of jesus stopped the violence briefly. government forces and rebels stopped fighting for three days so the 40 foot statue can be erected. a london based charity has been trying to install the statue for eight years. it overlooks a route to jerusalem. the statue was paid for by private donors. >> in yemen people are dead after fighting between muslim factions. the violence sparked
marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. he urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing that u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are bigger issues that matter to us, that concern u that define the relationship. >> al jazeera's rosalind jordan joins us from washington. rosalind, the push for a democracy from the u.s. how does the u.s. reconcile a push for democracy whilst supporting the military-backed government responsible for the ousting of mohamed morsi? . >> it's a pragmatic reconciliation. it comes down to a couple of things - the peace treaty between u.s. and israel. the u.s. relies on their ability to deal with hamas and insurgent groups in the sinai in the peninsula. it's against u.s. interests to walk away from whatever is happening in cairo. the idea that because egypt had an amount of influence in the region, the u.s. wants to see the country move past the long-running political crisis and re-establish come democratically elected governm
accused of violence and murder and if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty and fall out after a suspected u.s. drone strike kills the head of the pakistan taliban and the u.s. ambassador is going to islamabad. the trouble gunman accused of opening fire at lax and killing a tsa worker and they told him after they shot him he acted alone. and a traditional form of fighting hundreds of years old is in danger of getting knocked out by modern martial arts. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie, more than four months after egypt military coup the trial of the first freely elected president is underway and p.m. was over thrown on july 3 and held in a secret location until today. no pictures showing morsi in court have come out. he arrived earlier at a police academy in cairo for the start of his trial. these are live pictures of protesters outside the court building. morsi is charged with insightment to commit murder. supporters say the trial is political and claim it's part of the military crack down on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leader
the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> ross lin, how can the u.s. reconcile working with this government while supporting move toward democracy? >> basically let's put it this way. the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms, that is denying egypt the ability to say, look. the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so, by having this unannounced trip, the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain, and we h
to cairo took place a day before mohamed morsi's trial was about to start. kerry coming into the country, has to reconcile two policy aims, maintaining america's strategic relationship with egypt, which is strained, and promoting the path to democracy. despite difficulties he said the u.s. is committed to working with egiment gipt. i -- egypt. >> i wanted to express to the egyptian people in no uncertain tems, the united states is a -- terms, the united states is a friend of people of egypt, the country of egypt and we are a partner to your countedry. as i told minister federal farm services agency, egild -- told minister farmy we'll continue to work with and cooperate with the gst. we have much to work on. the minister and i discussed candidly the issues and challenges we face. we think there's agreement even as we need to keep faith with the roadmap and the path it has to continue the march to democracy. >> how is going doing there - pragmatic for two-faced? >> i think the reaction here is they almost feel that the americans rolled over on the calls for democracy, greater respect of hu
of the recording that was never made public. the constitution was suspended after morse mohamed morsi was deposed in july. >> the military should bep gip immunity, not for fatah, but for the institution. it is the backbone of the state. in light of the circumstances the constitution should consider that. the military institution should be protected in the constitution for the next 15 years, notwithstanding who will be in power. whether it belongs to the islamize, secure lar trends. >> a man at the los angeles airport shot and killed a tsa agent and wounded other people. the gunman was shot and captured. widespread panic ensued at the airport. hundreds of flights were cancel. >> cell phone video caught the moment when panicked travellers at los angeles international airport ran for the doors to get away from the gunman. police identified the gunman as 23-year-old paul ciancia of new jersey. they say he pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to shoot at the tsa screening station. he seemed to target employees of the transport security administration. >> he looked down, shooting multiple sho
president mohamed morsi. he is said to still be the will -- legitimate ruler. he's accused of being responsible for the deaths of protesters when he was president. will beolice officers on duty when the trial begins tomorrow. pakistan has summoned the u.s. ambassador due to recent protests over drone strikes. the leader of the pakistani taliban and was killed in waziristan on friday, and pakistan accuses the u.s. of sabotaging their attempts to start peace negotiations with the taliban. mehsud was one of the world's most wanted men, and had a $5 million bounty on his head. he was accused of being behind an attack that killed seven americans working for the cia years ago, and is said to be responsible for a failed attempt to bomb it time square in new york and is responsible for thousands of deaths. he was killed in north waziristan. close to the afghan border. to discuss the government's offer of peace talks. pakistan,minister of bring, was elected to peace through negotiation instead of military action. the government protested the drone strike and this was echoed on the streets of
. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is set to visit egypt for the first time things mohamed morsi was forced out of power. his visit on sunday will last a matter of hours. relations between the two countries has been strained following a decision by the u.s. to withdraw military aid to egypt. more ahead on the program - including mexico cracking down on drug crimes. many say gangs are finding a new way to make money. and... >> i'm kath turner in new york. officials with the marathon are battling the fallout from two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone att
time bassem yousseff upset the authorities. he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi, president at the time. charges were dismissed, but the state commissioner called for this decision to be overturned. one of egypt's prominent news presenters was taken off the air, hinting that mohamed morsi's removal was a coup. she sees the banning of bassem yousseff's program as a sign that free speech is disappearing. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, free speech in egypt. that we have reverted back to january 2011, the red lines are back. obviously the red line now is the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually non-existent. few working for the private or state media are willing or allowed to criticise the government or substantiate. >> the foreign press is instructed to call the administration to say they'll be working each day. press freedoms are disappearing. >> in egypt we can't say there is a complete freedom of expression. freedom of speech. i don't think so. because in egypt now, i described the media. if you remember the era during the "'50s of th
mohamed morsi who were president at the time. the charges were dismissed. the state commissioner called for the decision to be overturned. >> mohamed morsi's removal from office was a coup, a journalist was taken off the air after indicating that. >> what a blow to free speech in egypt after a resolution. that we have reverted back to pre-january 2011, the redlines are back, obviously the red line now is the military, it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually nn existent. few among those working for the private or state media are willing or allowed to criticise. the foreign press has been instructed to call the ministry saying they'll be working each day. press freedoms are disappearing fast. >> in egypt we can't say that there is a complete freedom of suppression, freedom of speech. i don't think so. because in egypt now, i described the state of egypt. the mekerfict era during the last century - only people have to be classified. whether you are against or pro or having the fear of last july. >> in his tweets over the summer, bassem yousseff said he was glad about the military co
to a vendor selling cakes with the face of mohamed morsi. he asked if he had any of abdul fatah al-sisi. the vendor says he does not do soccer players. "you don't like soccer players." bassem yousseff said i'll take the loft. it's sat iriccal, but the program has been taken off the air. >> the comedian has yet to respond. one of his production staff said there was nothing defamatory in the episode. it's not the first time youcef upset the authorities. he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi, who was president at the time. the charge were dismissed and the state commissioner called for this decision to be overturned. a prominent news director has also been taken off the air. >> the banning of youcef's program is seen as a sign that free speech is disappearing. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, free speech in egypt after a revolution. a revolution that we reverted back to pre-january 2011. the red lines are back. obviously the red line now is the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is non-existent. few among those working for the private or state med
prepare for the trial of deposed president mohamed morsi. 20,000 extra soldiers are sent to guard the trial in cairo. meanwhile protesters in alexandria where police arrested 60 demonstrators. john kerry is expected to arrive the day before morsi is to appear in court. kerry acknowledged that the nsa sometimes oversteps its mission. he made that comment while defending the nsa surveillance work. kerry said the agency has done beyond what is necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you as has the president that some of these actions reach too far and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> nsa leaker edward snowdon has offered to investigate the phone capping of german chancellor angela merkel. he spoke with the german official and gave a letter to hihim. >>> germany is the first european country to recognize this third gender. >> reporter: neither a boy nor girl, daniel la said she spent her life in fear, pain and shame because of doctors' decisions. now she's trying to make sure that the same doesn't happen to anyone else. >> i
that was never made public. egypt's constitution was suspended after the president mohammed morsi was deposed. >> the military institution should be given immunity for the role it has played. it is not an immune for fatah, it is for the institution. and the coming constitution should consider that. the institution should be protected in the constitution for the next 15 years with standing who is going to be in power whether he's islamist. >> a satire show pulled off the air. now the show called "the program," was taken off air just before it was about to start an anchor from the cbc channel. saying the last episode had caused discontent on the streets. the move is raising further questions about freedom of speech. >>> child marriages could be banned in yemen if a group drafting the new constitution gets its way. according to the united nations, more than half of women in yemen are married before the age of 18. we report from the capitol center. >> reporter: when nora was 11 years old she was forced to marry a man who was 35. she suffered years of physical and psychological abuse. today she's
-week's time. it was put in place shortly after president mohamed morsi was removed from power. >>> now popular egyptian satirist had his television show suspended minutes before it was due to go on air. it did not give de trails but it's been a week since the show triggered complaints after it poked fun at military leaders. we have reports from cairo. [♪ music ] >> reporter: on the set he's talking to a vendor selling cakes and chocolates decorated with pictures of generalla gen al sisi. he was asked if he would have pictures of soccer players. he said what, you don't like al sisi. okay, i'll buy the lot. it's landed the host in trouble and his program taken off the air. >> reporter: the channel's board of directors has decided to suspend the program until technical issues are sorted out. >> reporter: the comedian has yet to respond. it's not the first time that he has upset the authorities. he ended up in court back in march for re ridiculing hamaed morsi. one of the egypt's most prominent news presenters was also taken off the air. she views the banning of the program as another sign free
of support for deposed president mohammed morsi. they filled the streets and denounced morsi's upcoming trial, due to start monday. there were even chants calling for the execution of the military chief who led the coup against morsi. >> (translated): this trial is void because the military coup is void and has no legitimacy. this should never, ever happen not even over our dead bodies. we will never accept a traitor and his accomplish to rule egypt. >> (translated): this is not a trial. until now, no lawyer has been able to meet him and no volunteer has been able to take a copy of the papers of the case. this is not a trial, this is a farce. >> woodruff: the military-backed government has cracked down on morsi supporters since he was ousted in july. secretary of state john kerry acknowledged today that u.s. surveillance overseas has crossed the line at times. the admission followed disclosures that the national security agency monitored german chancellor angela merkel's communications, and tracked phone calls and e-mails across europe. kerry addressed the issue, over video link, for a confer
dishes delicious. >>> welcome back. time for quick headlines. this morning day one of trial for mohammed morsi. it was quickly adjourned already delayed two hours when morsi refused to change into the traditional prison uniform. >>> it's getting harder for americans to sign up for obamacare. the website will go off-line for an extended maintenance every night as programmers try to fix the marketplace. >> 24 minutes after the top of the hour. it is one of the most talked about conspiracy theories in history. who killed jfk? a shocking book out today now claims not only did lyndon johnson know about the plot, he was the mastermind behind kennedy's murder. political consultant and strategist roger stone is the author of "the man who killed kennedy: the case against l.b.j." joins us live this morning. good morning to you. >> steve. >> i thought it was lee harvey oswald. why do you say it was his own vice president? >> johnson had unique motives, means and opportunity. he was a man facing being dumped from the ticket and federal prosecution -- >> wait a minute. what do you mean he was going
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